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Subject: Re: [boost] Active Tickets report and accepted info
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-07 09:59:52

On 6/7/2010 8:53 AM, Marshall Clow wrote:
> On Jun 7, 2010, at 6:38 AM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> On 6/7/2010 8:11 AM, David Abrahams wrote:
>>> At Mon, 7 Jun 2010 14:05:34 +0200, vicente.botet wrote:
>>>> Is there an error on the report or the maintainers do not use
>>>> to accept the tickets? I find this information very useful, if
>>>> it states that the maintainer accept to take care of this
>>>> ticket.
>>> I think the feature is at best underused.
>> I find it more like it's not really that useful a feature,
>> accepting tickets that is, for Boost as there is small to no
>> overlap in working in bugs. It's more useful for components that
>> have multiple people working on them as a way to coordinate who
>> works on tickets. For example I've used it to tell Volodya that I'm
>> working on some tickets for Boost Build/bjam. But it doesn't really
>> make much sense, as a single author, to tell yourself you are
>> working on a ticket.
> I see it as a notice to the world that you have looked at a bug and
> decided that it is valid.

Hm.. But I thought a bug was not valid.. Wouldn't I just close it as
invalid? Hence I was under the impression that accepting a ticket was
more than just saying you looked at it without "deleting" it.

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